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ginger mandarin chicken salad with avocado

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Amanda Smith
Dunlap, IL

This is my entry for the Ninja Chef's Challenge using Chicken Breast, Ginger, and Avocado. I absolutely love Asian cuisine and when I saw the ingredients for the challenge my thoughts automatically went to making something with an Asian flair. This was so good and healthy for you too!

★★★★★ 1
serves 6-8
prep time 15 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For ginger mandarin chicken salad with avocado

  • 2 Tbsp
    rice vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp
    light brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
    soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp
    Sriracha sauce
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    fresh ginger, grated
  • 1/4 c
    canola oil
  • pinch
  • 11 oz
    canned mandarin oranges, drained
  • 6 c
    cabbage, shredded
  • 2 c
    cubed or sliced cooked chicken breast
  • 1 lg
    firm-ripe avocado, pitted, peeled, and cubed
  • 4
    green onions, trimmed and sliced diagonally
  • 1/4 c
    chow mein noodles
  • 2 Tbsp
    sesame seeds, toasted

How To Make ginger mandarin chicken salad with avocado

  • 1
    In a bowl, whisk together vinegar, brown sugar, soy sauce, Sriracha sauce, and ginger. Slowly drizzle in oil, whisking constantly. Season with salt. Set dressing aside.
  • 2
    In a large serving bowl, toss cabbage and chicken with dressing.
  • 3
    Top with avocado, orange slices, and chow mein noodles, then garnish with green onions and sesame seeds.